Twenty Minute Chicken

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What you’ll need for 2 people:

2 Boneless Chicken Breasts, skinned 

1/3 cup Breadcrumbs  (I use Italian flavor, or Panko)

2 Tbsp. Parmesan Cheese, grated

2 Tbsp. Olive oil

Salt & Pepper, to taste (I like to use Lemon Pepper)

1 tsp Paprika

Large zip lock bag

Heat oven to 500 degrees.  (That’s right, 500º)   Line a small baking sheet with foil. Place chicken in zip lock bag and add salt, pepper, and paprika.  Sprinkle with the olive oil.  Massage the bag to thoroughly coat the chicken.  5

In a bowl, mix together breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Roll the chicken breasts in the crumbs, making sure they are well coated.  

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Place on baking sheet and bake for 10 minuets on each side.  

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(For very large breasts, bake for 12 mins. each side)

Do not bake longer than 20 minutes or chicken will dry out!  Inside temperature should be at least 165 degrees.

Chicken will be golden brown, very tender, and moist inside.

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I like mine with some mashed potatoes and gravy.

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 And some vegetables.

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I think I’ll add some stuffing too.

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 And last but not least, some cranberry sauce.

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Now that’s a meal!  Bon Appétit!

 

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